Topic: students

The theme of the conference was “boxes.” Under this banner, speakers touched on issues such as socialism, health agency and mental health stigma.

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TEDxBrownU speakers step out of the box

October 28, 2019 1 comment

TEDxBrownU broke out of the box last Friday, which saw attendance numbers grow over four times from last year and each speaker centering their speech around the theme of “boxes.”

Students for Educational Equity plans to institute a mentorship program geared toward middle school students in Providence.

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Students for Educational Equity advocates for PPSD reform

October 4, 2019 0 comments

Amid the ongoing state takeover of the Providence Public School District, the new campus group Students for Educational Equity seeks to raise awareness about the district’s challenges and advocate for reform.

Quarter of undergrads sleep 6 hours or less

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Quarter of undergrads sleep 6 hours or less

April 19, 2019 0 comments

Sleep rejuvenates the body and the mind, and drooping eyelids, nodding heads and the temptation to succumb to a nap in lecture point to the potential risks caused by lack of sleep among some at the University.

University to host rural high schoolers for summer workshop on application process

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University to host rural high schoolers for summer workshop on application process

April 19, 2019 0 comments

This summer, the University is launching a new initiative to help prospective students from rural communities across the country learn about the college admission process and Brown, said Dean of Admission Logan Powell.

Archaeology students presented on the diverse history of Providence. Topics included, bone analysis, the history of Chinese food in the city, the excavation of the site of a demolished mansion and the history of drag culture in Providence.

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Archaeology students showcase history of Providence

February 4, 2019 0 comments

Students from two archaeology courses — ARCH 0317: “Heritage in the Metropolis” and ARCH 1900: “The Archaeology of College Hill” — came together in Rhode Island Hall Friday to present the culmination of their semester-long collaboration to unearth hidden histories of Providence, both tangible and intangible.

Resources available for off-campus housing

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Resources available for off-campus housing

October 4, 2018 0 comments

Deciding to live off-campus — whether through University-owned auxiliary housing or renting property from a third-party landlord — can seem daunting. There are leases to sign, off-campus lotteries to enter and kitchen appliances to buy.

22 percent of students call home at least once a day

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22 percent of students call home at least once a day

April 20, 2018 0 comments

When Alexis Jackson ’21 left her family in Ohio and arrived on College Hill, she felt overwhelmed by the jarringly difficult pre-med classes.

Co-chairs of the UCS elections board Katherine Barry ’19 (left) and Kathryn Stack ’19 (right) announced the results of the election Thursday night.

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Tahir ’19 elected next UCS president

March 23, 2018 0 comments

​​Shanzé Tahir ’19 was elected the next president of the Undergraduate Council of Students and Camila Pelsinger ’20 was elected the next vice president, announced co-chairs of the UCS election board Katherine Barry ’19 and Kathryn Stack ’19 Thursday night on the steps of the Stephen Roberts ’62 Campus Center.

Students gather to discuss racist pamphlets

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Students gather to discuss racist pamphlets

February 11, 2018 2 comments

ainy weather did not stop a group of students and local community members from gathering at the intersection of George and Brook streets Sunday evening to speak out against the racist posters and pamphlets that were disseminated throughout the University’s campus and other areas in Providence last week.

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Neuroscience TAs face unclear expectations with hourly based pay

November 27, 2017 0 comments

Undergraduate TAs in the neuroscience department are not allowed to work more than 84 hours during the semester, which averages to six hours per week.